CHLORHEXIDINE 0.2% mouthwash



Therapeutic action

– Antiseptic

Indications

– Antisepsis of noma mouth ulcers

Forms and strengths

– 0.2% mouthwash solution of chlorhexidine digluconate, ready to use

Dosage

– Child: one application 4 to 6 times daily to oral mucosa, using a clean gauze swab wrapped around a tongue depressor

Duration

– According to clinical response

Contra-indications, adverse effects, precautions

– Do not swallow.
– Do not bring into contact with eyes (risk of corneal damage), middle ear (risk of deafness if ear drum is perforated).
– May cause: reversible brown discoloration of the tongue and teeth, taste disturbances; rarely allergic reactions.

Remarks

  Storage: below 25 °C - 
Once open, the mouthwash solution keeps for 4 weeks maximum.